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Rainbow Bridge

Henry aka Harry Fenn

American Art

MEDIUM Wash, graphite and charcoal on paper mounted to paperboard
DATES n.d.
DIMENSIONS paperboard: 12 1/16 x 15 1/2 in. (30.6 x 39.4 cm) sheet (paper): 10 x 14 1/16 in. (25.4 x 35.7 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Stylized monogram at lower left, in graphite: "H F ..."
INSCRIPTIONS Sticker affixed to verso of paperboard, preprinted with masthead and blanks for Article, Title, Artist and Remarks. Masthead includes the text, "THE / CENTURY / CO. / 33 E. 17th. St. N.Y. / FRANK H. SCOTT / PREST." and "ART / DEPARTMENT / A.W. DRAKE / DIRECTOR." Blanks filled in with handwriting in ink: "Article: Greatest Natural Bridges", "Title: The Little Bridge, Utah" ['Utah' added in blue crayon]; "Artist: Harry Fenn"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Sidney M. Katz
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing continues past edge of sheet onto paperboard. Newspaper clipping affixed to lower left of sheet, reads: "Largest Natural Arch / The world's largest natural / arch is the Rainbow Bridge in / southern Utah. It is 309 feet / high and 247 feet between its / abutments. It crosses a dry / creek." and dated by hand "10-28-1958 T." Mounted to verso of paperboard: a partial page of newspaper (possibly the New York Herald) and sticker (see Inscriptions).
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Henry aka Harry Fenn (American, 1845-1911). Rainbow Bridge, n.d. Wash, graphite and charcoal on paper mounted to paperboard, paperboard: 12 1/16 x 15 1/2 in. (30.6 x 39.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sidney M. Katz, 85.243.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.243.3_IMLS_PS3.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 85.243.3_IMLS_PS3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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